expansion differences (was Re: Micro$oft Biz'droid Lusers)

From: Ben Franchuk <bfranchuk_at_jetnet.ab.ca>
Date: Fri Apr 26 11:28:22 2002

Christopher Smith wrote:
> you write and
> > compile a Fortran program? Could you save your work in any
> I'm not sure whether there were any compilers available that
> didn't require disk drives. It would have been possible (not
> fun) given the proper programs.

Fortran II could compile from paper tape on the IBM 1620.
The PDP-8 had I think a paper tape version of fortran too, but not sure
what version, II or IV.

Ben Franchuk - Dawn * 12/24 bit cpu *
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